Deaths in Longford - Wednesday, February 3, 2021
John Paul (Jacky Paul), formerly from Mombasa, Kenya / Moyne, Longford
The death occurred, after a short illness, on Monday, February 1 of John Paul (Jacky Paul), formerly from Mombasa, Kenya and Moyne, Longford. Beloved husband of Barbara. Cherished father to Larry, Caroline and Scarlett and partners. Sadly missed by his sisters Twyla, Ramona and Anna. Much loved grandfather to Laura, Max, Tim, Oliver, Attrau and Sarah. Sadly missed also by his large circle of friends.
We would like to express our gratitude to the health care staff of Mullingar hospital for their exceptional care and dedication during these challenging times for them. And our thanks and gratitude to the care staff that kept dad safe during the COVID year. Private Family Funeral.
Kathleen Stakem (née Power), Fostra, Aughnacliffe, Longford / Collon, Louth
The death occurred, peacefully, in the tender care of Boyne Valley Nursing Home, Dowth, Co. Meath, on Monday, February 1 of Kathleen Stakem (née Power), Fostra, Aughnacliffe, Longford and formerly of Drumboe, Collon, Co Louth. Kathleen; predeceased by her beloved husband Jimmy, her brothers Dan, George and Michael, her nephews Paul and Lorcán. Kathleen will be sadly missed by her sisters Cis, Charlotte and Betty, her brother-in-law Peter, nephews, nieces, grand-nephews, grand-nieces, cousins, neighbours and friends. May Kathleen Rest in Peace.
Due to the current Level 5 restrictions, a private Funeral Mass will take place on Thursday, February 4 at 2pm in St Colmcille's Church, Aughnacliffe.
Kathleen's funeral cortége will travel from Finlay's Funeral Home, Tierney Street, Ardee, Co. Louth on Wednesday at 5pm en route to Aughnacliffe. Enquiries to Farrell Funeral Directors, Ballinalee on 086 3892309.
For those who would have liked to have attended but are unable to do so please feel free to leave a message for Kathleen's family in the Condolence Section on RIP.ie.
Elizabeth (Betty) Mulligan, Ballinalee Road, Granard, Longford
The death occurred, peacefully in the loving care of Our Lady’s Manor Nursing Home Edgeworthstown, on Sunday, January 31 of Elizabeth (Betty) Mulligan, Ballinalee Road, Granard, Longford, former nurse at St Ita’s Hospital Portrane, Dublin. Predeceased by her brothers Pat (Arva), Eugene (Dublin) and Tommy (Toneymore), her sister Mary Lynch (Ballywillin). Sadly missed by her sisters Bridie and Philomena (Northampton, England), sister-in-law May, nieces , nephews, relatives and her many close friends and neighbours. May She Rest In Peace.
Removal on Wednesday, February 3 to St Mary’s Church, Granard for Funeral Mass at 12 noon. Burial afterwards in St Bernard’s Cemetery Abbeylara.Funeral cortège will leave Smith’s Funeral home Granard at 11.45am on route to St Mary’s Church for anybody who wishes to stand along the route as a mark of respect.
Due to the current H.S.E. and Government Covid-19 guidelines the Funeral Mass will be limited to 10 people. The family thank you for your cooperation at this sad time. For those who would have liked to attend but can’t due to the restrictions, please leave a message for the family in the condolence section on RIP.ie.
Michael Kiernan, Green Street, Castlepollard, Westmeath
The death occurred, peacefully, in the loving care of the matron and staff, Maple Court Nursing Home, Castlepollard, on Monday, February 1 of Michael Kiernan, Green Street, Castlepollard, Westmeath and formerly of Kilmore, Streete, Co Westmeath. Predeceased by his parents Jim and Annie, brother Pat, and sister Chrissie. Sadly missed by his brother Johnny, nephews, nieces, cousins, relatives, neighbours and friends. May Michael rest in peace.
Arriving at St Michael’s Church, Castlepollard on Thursday, February 4 for 12 noon Funeral Mass, which can be viewed at the following link: https://castlepollard-church.click2stream.com/ Burial afterwards in Coolamber Cemetery.
Funeral arrangements in compliance with HSE advice and Government regulations. The family thanks you for your cooperation and understanding at this difficult time. If you wish to leave a message of condolence, please do so at the link on RIP.ie.
Mae Kelly (née Smith), Blackrock, Dublin / Mullahoran, Cavan
The death occurred on Tuesday, February 2 of Mae Kelly (née Smith), Blackrock, Dublin and late of Mullahoran, Co Cavan. Mae, dearly beloved wife of Padraig O’Ceallaigh, loving mother of Seán, Fiona, Padraig, Fiachra and the late Grainne. Very sadly missed by her husband, children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, brothers, sister Nancy, extended family and friends. In accordance with current Government guidelines and in the hope of keeping her family and friends safe, Mae’s Funeral will take place privately on Friday, February 5 at 10.45am and can be viewed online at https://www.churchservices.tv/booterstown
James Oliver (Oliver) Turner, late of Curry, Edgeworthstown, Co Longford
The death occurred, suddenly in Nottingham, England, on December 28, 2020 of James Oliver (Oliver) Turner, late of Curry, Edgeworthstown, Co Longford.
Predeceased by his parents Patrick and Kathleen, brothers Patrick and Brendan, nephew Adrian, brother in-law Paul. Oliver will be sadly missed and remembered with much love by his wife Carol, daughter Yolande, sons Jimmy and Shane, sons in law, daughters in law, grandchildren and great grandchildren, his brother Michael, sisters Annette and Mary, sisters and brothers in law, nephews, nieces, grand nieces and nephews, cousins, relatives and friends.
Funeral will take place in Nottingham, England on Monday, February 8. Memorial Mass for the soul of Oliver will be held at a later date.
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